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Re: Cognitive impairment examples

From: Ranjeeth Kumar Thunga <rkthunga@humanmarkup.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 07:31:53 +0200
Message-Id: <200104170531.f3H5Vrf30035@zidane.inria.fr>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I would just like to bring up the framework of emotional, cultural, and =
educational impairments to emphasize as part of the discussion (beyond =
language).  These are fundamental concepts to bring up in the discussion =
of impairments.

Our efforts will certainly tie in with these, as we account for =
differences in various human traits in presenting information.
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Regards,
Ranjeeth Kumar Thunga
HumanMarkup Coordinator
rkthunga@humanmarkup.org
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    From: Jonathan Chetwynd=20
    To: Jeff Isom ; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org=20
    Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 3:05 PM
    Subject: Re: Cognitive impairment examples


    You'll need to define aspects you wish to address.
    ie why would it be difficult to use.

    http://www.pmld.org runs in ie5.5, and not much else.
    It is designed to be 'accessible' to nearly everyone, and those with =
profound and multiple learning(cognitive) difficulty.=20
    it is based on a bigger and better product 'splatter' created by =
members of a UK group: Computers and Multiple Impairments, CAMI. =
http://cami.co.umist.ac.uk/
    Splatter is designed to help users learn about cause and effect.=20
    click to start

    Anything more complex than this will possibly be inaccessible.=20
    However we all have particular interests, and a cleverly designed =
site may help individuals gain experience.

    jonathan chetwynd
    IT teacher (LD)
    jc@signbrowser.org.uk
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2001 01:31:56 GMT

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